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In a story that has been tweeted more than 2,000 times in only a few days, a U.S. District Court judge ruled a blogger has to pay a hefty $2.5 million to an investment firm because she isn’t a “real journalist” in the eyes of the law. Crystal Cox is the writer and owner of…

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“Many brands don’t have a clue how to work with bloggers. And bloggers don’t know how to work with brands.” – Donna Marie Antoniadis, co-founder and chief operating officer with ShesConnected.com, which organized a conference last week in Toronto that brought together 200 of “Canada’s most influential digital women” and many of the country’s biggest…

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So let’s get this one straight: a bunch of food and mommy bloggers were invited to an Italian restaurant, Sotto Terra, in New York City to eat a meal prepared by celebrity chef George Duran, and receive some insight into food trends from Phil Lempert, a food industry analyst. After finishing their meals, the bloggers were…

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The media landscape is a bit of an old boys club and, as a whole, can be resistant to change. This being said, it is not surprising that journalists still treat bloggers as if they are high school journalists trying to break open the story of the cafeteria mystery meat. Fortunately for the rest of…

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A few years when I worked for a blogging network, one of the biggest challenges was figuring out how to pay writers. Should they be get a flat fee, per pageview and/or a percentage of advertising for their work? Complicating the situation was the fact there were people with high-traffic blogs, and hard-working writers will…

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It may be a 500-channel television universe but the real action when it comes to what people are watching is videos, particularly YouTube videos. We were curious about how bloggers use YouTube videos so we analyzed 2.5 million unique YouTube videos that had been embedded into blog posts or featured links between July and December,…

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